Fishing vessel GLORY PACIFIC No.8 on fire, crew evacuated
Fishing vessel GLORY PACIFIC No.8 activated EPIRB on reportedly, Oct 25, in position 210 miles north-northeast of atoll Tokelau, north of American Samoa. Vessel reported fire in engine room, requested evacuation. MRCC New Zealand directed to distressed vessel another fishing vessel Lomalo (IMO 9588665), which was some 100 miles from GLORY PACIFIC No.8. Lomalo took on board all 36 crew, no injures reported. Owner of Glory Pacific No.8, reportedly, is to sign a salvage.